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PBS
Aug 23, 2009 6:30am EDT
, it was the lutherans' turn. the nation's largest lutheran denomination, the evangelical lutheran church in america, held its biennial assembly in minneapolis. and as kim lawton reports, church policy about gays and lesbians dominated the agenda. >> have no fear, we will pray! >> reporter: they prayed for unity. but disagreements over homosexuality were clear as delegates of the evangelical lutheran church in america-- the e.l.c.a. gathered in minneapolis this week. >> we cannot change god's law and we cannot change what is right and what is wrong. >> how about jesus saying, judge not, that ye not. be judged? >> if you're in favor of the amendment, vote one. if you're opposed, vote two. please vote now. >> reporter: there was vigorous debate about whether the denomination should lift its ban on non-celibate gay and lesbian clergy. at issue was a measure to allow local congregations to hire gay or lesbian pastors who are in lifelong, monogamous relationships. as of friday afternoon, a final vote had yet to be taken. >> it's certainly painful when people say that your relationship or your call are no
WETA
Aug 23, 2009 10:30am EDT
's laest lutheran denomination, the engelical utheran church in america, hd its biennial assembly in minapolis. and as k lawton reports, crch policy about gays and lesbns dominated the agenda. >> he no fear, we will pray! >> rerter: they prayed for unity. but disagrments over homosexuity were clear as deletes of the evangelical lutheran church inmerica-- the e.l.c.agathered in minneapolis is week. >> we cannot changeod's law ande cannot change what is right nd what is wrong. how about jesus saying, juge not, tt ye not. be judged? >> if you're in favor ofhe amendmt, vote one. if you're oppos, vote two. plse vote now. >> reporter: tre was vigorous debate about whethethe denominati should lift its ban on non-celibate gaynd lesbian clery. aissue was a measure to allow loal congregations to hire gay or lesbian pasts who are in lifelong, monogamo relatnships. as of friday afternn, a final vote had t to be taken. >> it's certaiy painful when people say th your relationship or your call re t valid. >> reporter: aft acknowledging his relationship with anoer man, atlanta pastor braey schmel
PBS
Aug 16, 2009 6:30am EDT
medal of freedom ceremony at the white house. the president gave america's top civilian honor to sixteen people he called "agents of change." among the honorees were two prominent religious leaders. retired anglican archbishop desmond tutu was recognized for his fight against apartheid in south africa, and his efforts for reconciliation after apartheid ended. reverend joseph lowery was honored for his longtime civil rights work. obama called him "a giant of the moses generation of civil rights leaders." we have a special report today about the spafford children's center, a charity in jerusalem's old city. it's mission: caring for the physical and psychological well- being of palestinian children. the center has a fascinating history, with ties to a beloved christian hymn and a world famous hotel. kim lawton learned more on her recent trip to the holy land. >> reporter: in jerusalem's old city, the spafford children's center is a welcome oasis from the turbulence that is all too present here. both israelis and palestinians claim jerusalem as their capital, and the ongoing conflict can tak
WHUT
Aug 9, 2009 8:30am EDT
issues can be in this country. even though america has elected its first black president, efforts toward racial integration are often still fraught with difficulties, not least in churches where it's been said that 11 o'clock on sunday morning is the most segregated hour of the week. lucky severson reports. >> reporter: if something seems odd or unusual about these worshippers, maybe it's the diversity, all the different colors and nationalities of their faces. this is the wilcrest baptist church in houston, and pastor rodney woo couldn't be more proud of the cultural and racial mix of his congregation. >> i think my main passion is to get people ready for heaven. i think a lot of our people are going to go into culture shock when they get to heaven and they get to sit next to somebody that they didn't maybe sit with while they were here on earth. so we're trying to get them acclimated a little bit. >> reporter: assuming pastor woo is right, there are a lot of congregations that need to get acclimated. a recent study found that only 7% of churches in the u.s. are integrated. thisisomes a
WETA
Aug 30, 2009 10:30am EDT
denominatn, the evangelical lutheran churcin america, voted to lift its ban onon- celibate gay a lesbian pasrs. e vote came at last week's e.l.c.a. aembly in nneapolis. some lutherans o opposed the change are now debating wheter to leave the denonation. some are also withholng money. e.l.a. presiding bishop mark hanson plead with consertives to stay in the church a keep the dialog ing. we have a profile now o bll and gloria gaither, the legendaryongwriting and pforming couple who have had enormo success in the world of christian gospel muc. bill is well knowfor his productivity, his upbeat attitude and his help to oers. gloria has often bn his songwring partner and is a successful author andpeaker in her o right. th gaithers live in a small town in indiana,here phil nes found them. >> reporter: in t 1950s, bill gaher used to turn on his radio and listeno all the gospel music stars. he was a farm y with a field of dreams. >> i kt dreaming of the day that maybe, justaybe, i could write a sonthat would catch the attention of sebody or sing a song th would catch the tention of somebody. am i
PBS
Aug 30, 2009 6:30am EDT
denomination, the evangelical lutheran church in america, voted to lift its ban on non- celibate gay and lesbian pastors. the vote came at last week's e.l.c.a. assembly in minneapolis. some lutherans who opposed the change are now debating whether to leave the denomination. some are also withholding money. e.l.c.a. presiding bishop mark hanson pleaded with conservatives to stay in the church and keep the dialogue going. we have a profile now of bill and gloria gaither, the legendary songwriting and performing couple who have had enormous success in the world of christian gospel music. bill is well known for his productivity, his upbeat attitude and his help to others. gloria has often been his songwriting partner and is a successful author and speaker in her own right. the gaithers live in a small town in indiana, where phil jones found them. >> reporter: in the 1950s, bill gaither used to turn on his radio and listen to all the gospel music stars. he was a farm boy with a field of dreams. >> i kept dreaming of the day that maybe, just maybe, i could write a song that would catch the
PBS
Aug 9, 2009 6:30am EDT
of america, the political advocacy group founded by pat robertson. but hunter withdrew even before he took office when it became clear that coalition members were uncomfortable with his broad issue agenda. mark pinsky is a veteran religion writer in orlando who has covered hunter for 14 years. >> even though he didn't take that job, eventually he was forced out. he really won, because the issues on which he lost his job were the right issues as far as the coming evangelical movement is concerned. >> lawton: in many ways, hunter has become a national voice for evangelicals seeking a new style of leadership. >> there is a whole new generation of young evangelicals that are coming up that really don't care about any of the labels. i mean, they could care less-- democrat republican, liberal, conservative-- they don't care. what they care about is, can we change the world for the better? >> lawton: but hunter still gets push-back from evangelical traditionalists. >> he believes in making coalitions on an issue-by-issue basis and that puts them together with, sometimes, with people who support a
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